MKE Loves NYC On Delta!
Delta will offer new flights to The Big Apple, adding nonstop service to both John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA) airports in June. In addition, Delta is also adding more capacity to Detroit and Atlanta. Compare fares and check out Delta’s destinations from MKE at Delta.com.
Lucky Fan Sweeps Up a Trip in “That’s MY Airport” Sweepstakes
Congratulations to Greg G. from Rockford, Ill., who won the “MKE: That’s MY Airport” trip for two sweepstakes. Thank you to everyone who entered – we had nearly 3,000 entries and many thoughtful comments on why people choose MKE as their airport. Keep an eye out for our next giveaway by following us on Facebook.
Construction Update: New Access Ramp Open for Southbound Drivers
Passengers driving to the airport from downtown Milwaukee and points north can now use the new ramp to access Mitchell Airport when traveling southbound on I-43/94. For more information and updates, visit www.plan94.org.
Please make sure to follow the signs and travel safely on the new ramp as drivers get used to the new configuration.
Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Takes WWII Veterans to Washington D.C.
More than 100 Wisconsin veterans were greeted at Mitchell Airport upon their return from Washington D.C. at the end of April, as a part of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight program. Over the past several years, the program has taken more than 1,800 WWII Veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the WWII Memorial. View video and photos from the event and learn more about the very special celebration, “Field of Honor,” this summer at Miller Park.
OnMilwaukee.com’s Bobby Tanzilo Takes Readers on an MKE Foodie Tour
Bobby Tanzilo, managing editor of OnMilwaukee.com, recently visited MKE for a chance to sample all the great dining options MKE has to offer. Check out his guide to all of the delicious restaurants travelers can enjoy. You may find yourself planning a trip to the airport for more than just your next flight.
Southwest Airlines Gives Students a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of MKE
In March, a group of Kenosha fifth graders was able to see the action of an airport first-hand, as a part of the “Adopt-a-Pilot” program provided by Southwest Airlines. Along with learning about the workings inside the airport, the kids also got to stand outside and watch a plane pull up on the tarmac. Check out their exciting trip to Mitchell Airport.
Weekly Airfare Specials
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